World Bicycle Day

Cycling is environment friendly, easy to fit into your daily routine exercise.

It can improve both physical and mental health. As a result can reduce the chances of experiencing many health problems.

Riding a bicycle is a low impact form of exercise, making it a safe choice for older adults and people with weak or damaged joints.

Research suggests we should be burning at least about 2,000 calories a week through exercise. Steady cycling burns about 300 calories per hour.

The health benefits of regular cycling include:

  • Increased cardiovascular fitness, reduced cholesterol &  blood pressure
[Studies show that after 3 months, blood pressure may reduce by 4.3%, and that after 6 months, it may reduce by 11.8%]
  • Improved muscle strength and flexibility
  • Excellent joint mobility
  • Improved posture and coordination
  • Strengthened bones
  • Decreased body fat levels
  • Prevention or management of disease
  • Reduced anxiety and depression
  • Improved emotional health
  • Decreased stress levels by reduced cortisol level in brain causing reduced depression & anxiety issues
  • Boosts libido
  • Reduces cancer risk by 40-45%
  • Reverse age-related muscular atrophy with a regular cycling routine
  • Causing happiness by release of Endorphin [happy hormone]
  • Improved motor learning, coordination, core stability and balance
  • Increased skin circulation which helps optimize collagen production and deliver nutrients to skin cells more effectively. This makes skin heal faster and stay younger.